Author: Staff Report

Taming oceans of data




The global ocean is the Earth’s heating and cooling system, pushing balmy tropical waters toward the poles and bringing back colder, nutrient-rich waters. But modeling this system is extremely complex, resulting in billions of data points. To tackle the complexity,…

NASA preparing mission to Mars




When astronauts are on their first test flight aboard NASA’s Orion spacecraft, which will take them farther into the solar system than humanity has ever traveled before, their mission will be to confirm all of the spacecraft’s systems operate as…

SEC board increases enforcement budget




The Securities and Exchange Commission voted to approve the 2017 budget of the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) and the related annual accounting support fee. The budget totals $268.5 million and will be funded by the collection of an…